California Club Turkey and Pasta Salad
Posted by: Elaine Mon, 21 Jun 2004, at 9:02 a.m.
3/4 cup light mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
6 oz. uncooked pasta nuggets (radiatore) -- (2 cups)
6 slices bacon
2 cups shredded lettuce
6 oz. cooked turkey breast -- cubed (1 1/2 cups)
3 oz. colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend -- cubed (1/2 cup)
8 cherry tomatoes -- quartered
1 ripe avocado -- peeled, pitted and
1. In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate while
2. Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold
water to cool. Drain well.
3. Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel. Crumble bacon.
4. In large bowl, combine cooked pasta nuggets, bacon and all remaining salad
ingredients. Just before serving, pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.